Gerald C. Smith
PALMA — Gerald C. Smith was born in Aberdeen, ID., on August 2, 1932, and died on October 27, 2013, at his home in Palma, KY.
Jerry joined the Navy in 1950, was stationed out of San Diego, CA., and saw duty mainly in Korea. He then graduated from Long Beach State College and worked in the fields of accounting, finance, and real estate. After retiring, he moved to Kentucky where he has lived for the past 3 years.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 48 years, Sharon of Palma, KY.; his son, Steven Smith; daughters, Gina Kuhns, Victoria Fiala, and Kelly Jo Shutt; brother, Gail Smith, Utah; sister, Darla Mecham, Idaho; grandchildren, John, James, and Jennifer Nunley, Daniel and Valerie Shutt, and Kassiopia and Jessica Fiala.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil J. Smith and Louva (Jackman) Smith; and grandson, Justin Kuhns.
Jerry has been cremated and his cremains will be laid to rest in Marshall County Memory Gardens in Benton, KY., after a private dedication service.
Collier Funeral Home, Benton, KY., will be handling arrangements.